At a Glance
Started at Trinity: 2004
BA, Wheaton College
PhD, University of Minnesota
Awards, Affiliations, & Achievements
American Psychological Association
Midwest Psychological Association
Society of Personality and Social Psychology
Matthew A. Heller, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology,
Director of Honors Program
Schools: Trinity College
Office: • McLennan 343
Dr. Heller completed his graduate work at the University of Minnesota (Twin Cities) in Social Psychology, with a minor in Statistics. Before coming to Trinity in 2004, he also worked for two years with adolescents in a psychiatric hospital.
Dr. Heller specializes in Social Psychology, focusing on the psychology of religion and close interpersonal relationships. Recently, he has supervised several students on independent research on perceptions of affection and respect in the context of close romantic relationships. He regularly attends conferences on the teaching of psychology.